200h Yoga Teacher Training Course
Join our all-inclusive 200h multi-style yoga teacher training from 1-25 September, 2019 on a small island of Hiiumaa in Estonia, surrounded by nature and tranquility. This TTC is done in partnership with Sunny Yoga School and after finishing our course you can register as RYT 200 on the Yoga Alliance website.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
This 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Hiiumaa, Estonia covers all the necessary techniques and skills to get you started on sharing your knowledge of yoga – both physical & intellectual – and to continue advancing well in your own ongoing studies. Practices led by our experienced team of teachers include: Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Neti, Meditation, and Chanting Mantras.
Teaching Workshops: Demonstration of Asanas and their variations. Classification and sequencing of yoga asanas as per traditional understanding based on Chakras. Adjustments of common mistakes and hands-on techniques.
Yoga Anatomy: Therapeutic benefits of Asanas and Pranayamas, precautions, and contraindications.
Philosophy & Ethics: Introduction to Yogic Lifestyle in modern times, Historical Evolution of Yoga, Paths of Yoga, Patanjali Yoga Sutras.
Teaching Practice (Practicum): During the 3rd and 4th weeks you will lead two 90 minute and two 60 minute classes.
Career: Business/Career of a yoga teacher, communication skills, safety norms and how to plan your sessions.
Our course is done in partnership with Sunny Yoga School and you will be receiving Yoga Alliance recognised Sunny Yoga certification upon successful completion of the course which you can then use to register yourself as a RYT 200 teacher at the Yoga Alliance website.
Techniques Training / Practice — 117 Hours
Includes asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation, and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours are a mix between (1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and (2) guided practice of the techniques.
Teaching Methodology — 26 Hours
Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting /correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student’s process of learning, and business aspects of teaching yoga.
Yoga Anatomy & Ayurveda— 26 Hours
Includes both human anatomy and physiology of bodily systems, organs, etc. Anatomy of Pranic body: chakras, nadis, bandhas etc. Includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc). Basic introduction to Ayurvedic three doshas, diet and lifestyle based on seasons and constitution.
Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics — 26 Hours
Includes the study of Yoga Sutras, Yoga in a Big Picture, historical evolution of yoga, four paths and various techniques for Self-Realization, yogic lifestyle in a modern society, and ethics for yoga teachers.
Practicum — 20 Hours
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing/giving feedback.
Our training lasts for 25 days in total. The first day of the course is dedicated to arriving to Hõbekala guesthouse in Hiiumaa followed by first group yoga practice and opening ceremony with dinner in the evening. On the last day of the course we’ll be having the closing certification ceremony and will be heading back to Tallinn/Tartu.
We will be waking up early every morning to feel the serenity of the nature surrounding us. This will ease your mind for early morning meditation and help you to get in touch with the nature before the busy day ahead.
06.45 – 07.15 am Morning Meditation
07.15 – 07.30 am Neti (Nasal Cleansing) & Hot Lemon Ginger tea
07.30 – 09.30 am Yoga Asana & Pranayama
09.30 – 10.30 am Breakfast & Free time
10:30 – 1:15 pm Yoga Philosophy / Anatomy
1:15 – 4:00 pm Lunch & Free Time
04.00 – 06.15 pm Techniques & Teaching Methodology / Teaching Practice
06.15 – 07.30 pm Dinner
07.30 – 08.30 pm Chanting, bhajan, movie (occasionally)
COURSE INVESTMENT (FEE): €2700 EUR
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: €301 EUR off when you book by 1st of April 2019
What is included:
Accommodation in a shared room (you will be sharing your room with 1-3 other students). All rooms have their own shower & wc. Weekly room cleaning included.
Food: Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Vegan, Vegetarian, Ayurvedic)
Transportation from and to Tallinn/Tartu airport or Tallinn harbour if arriving/leaving by ship.
Free drinking water and fruits for snacking are always available
100% Cotton Yoga Mat and Strap
Neti pot (for nasal irrigation. Clears air passages to improve breathing through the nose)
Daily access to sauna.
What is not included:
Airplane/ferry tickets to Estonia
Cost of visa
Additional hotel bookings (if arriving early and/ or staying later)
Additional excursions, workshops or lessons (for example kitesurfing, bicycle rentals, sightseeing etc.)